5 detained in Manikganj rape-extortion case...

5 detained in Manikganj rape-extortion case

 Manikganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:54 AM, 14 March 2022  

People detained in rape and extortion case

People detained in rape and extortion case

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested one person in Manikganj on charges of rape and extortion and four others in extortion case.

The matter was confirmed on Sunday night by RAB-4, CPC-3 Company Commander Lieutenant Commander Arif Hossain.

The arrested are- Md. Zakir, son of Yaqub Ali, of East Makimpur of Sadar upazila,  Ferdous Hossain Babu, son of Haji Ansar Ali of Narangai area, his wife Zakia Ferdous and Jubayer Hossain Jadu son of Alauddin Raihan of West Dashra area. They were arrested from Narangai area of ​​Sadar upazila.

Lieutenant Commander Arif Hossain said Zakir Hossain raped a woman who was a tenant of Ferdous Hossain Babu's house in Narangai area on Saturday night. Upon learning of the incident, the house owner Babu, his wife Zakia and Jadu threatened the raped woman and Zakir. They demanded a extortion of Tk 1.5 lakh by threatening to publish the incident on Facebook and in the media.

He further said that the victim woman called the RAB at a stage from her mobile and told them in details. According to the information, she was rescued from the spot on Sunday afternoon and the accused of rape and extortionists were arrested.

A case of rape and extortion has been registered against the arrested persons at Manikganj Sadar Police Station.